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Fire Shuts Down Highway 50 in Both Directions

 
Fire Shuts Down Highway 50 in Both Directions
Posted Monday, July 8th 2013 @ 5pm  by KFBK News

Highway 50 has been shut down in both directions because of a grass fire near Kyburz in El Dorado County.

Eastbound traffic is shut down at Sly Park Road in Pollock Pines. Westbound traffic is stopped at Meyers near South Lake Tahoe.

Campers at Sugarloaf Oregon campground have been evacuated.

The fire started around 12:30 p.m. and has already burned 40 to 50 acres and it is still growing. The fire is spreading to the north.

Check out photos from the fire

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